by Sharon Sanders
More than 25 alumni were recognized for dedicated service at the annual awards ceremony Nov. 16. The Joseph E. Bell ’28 Award for distinguished service was presented to Cynthia Oaks Linville ’80 (left) by President Alison Byerly.
President of the Maroon Club, she has been a class officer, Marquis Parents Council member, an associate member of the Board’s Committee on Athletics and Student Affairs, participant in the women’s engagement initiative, and leader in Friends of Women’s Lacrosse. As a student-athlete, she was captain of the field hockey team and of the lacrosse team that won the 1980 Division II National Championship.
Charles “Chip” Bergh ’79, president and CEO of Levi Strauss & Co., received the George Washington Kidd Class of 1836 Award for distinction in his career.
Alan Childs, professor of psychology and director of the Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning, and Research, received the Daniel L. Golden ’34 Faculty Service Award for distinguished volunteer service in alumni activities. He’s pictured with Bill Oaks ’51 (center) and Linville at the event.